Name: Evadne

Origin and Meaning of the Name Evadne

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    (ee VAD nee); (eh VAHD neh)
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    Itself (Evadne)
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    Derived from the Greek element 'eu' (good, well).

    In Greek mythology, Evadne is the wife of Capaneus of Argos. After Capaneus was struck down by a thunderbolt while attempting to scale the walls of Thebes, a grief-stricken Evadne threw herself upon his funeral pyre.

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